Welcome to the Birmingham branch.
We meet at Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB on the third Saturday of every month at 2.00pm.
We have our own website: The Western Front Association (Birmingham Branch) where you will find the programme of events, contacts, newsletter and branch business.
Upcoming Branch Events
Alan Wakefield will give a talk on the Crisis at Kut, December 1915 to April 1916. Having worked as a curator at the National Maritime Museum and RAF Museum, Alan qualified with an MA in Museum Studies from University College London. Between 2000 and 2010 he was employed as a curator in the Photograph Archive of the Imperial War Museum. Alan cur…Event Details
Alison Wheatley will give a talk on King Edward VI Grammar School and Birmingham in the First World War. On the eve of war in August 1914, the scholastic calm at King Edward's School, Birmingham was about to be disturbed more violently than any school boy could have imagined. By 1918, over 1400 former pupils and masters had served in the conflict…Event Details